The award-winning Parson’s Nose Theater presents an exciting, new free-to-the-public, Readers’ Theater Series called the Women’s Project, spotlighting new works by or about women. Led by PNT Co-Founder and Associate Director and actress Mary Chalon and PNT board member, playwright, and critic Hoyt Hilsman.

The Jewel in the Manuscript
Tuesday, March 26 @ 7:30pm
Free Event
(reservation required)

Rosemary Zibart is an award-winning author and playwright. Her plays have been presented in London, New York, Seattle, Denver, Santa Fe and elsewhere.

The Jewel in the Manuscript won the 2009 Icicle Creek Theater Festival outside Seattle and was a finalist at numerous other festivals across the country. The play has been fully produced several times.

Critics say:Ms. Zibart’s writing is honest; poetic at times and raw at others as she delves into the mind of a character who is as complex and multi-faceted as Dostoevsky.”  

“This acknowledgment of the struggle between divinity and humanity is at the heart of A Jewel in the Manuscript and of Anna and Fyodor’s relationship.”


Ms. Zibart’s work encompasses plays, screenplays, and books for children. The Jewel in the Manuscript – a vivid drama about Fyodor Dostoevsky and Anna Snitkina – won the Icicle Creek Theater Festival and has had two full productions. A semi-finalist at the Eugene O’Neill Playwriting Festival, All Too Human features Frederick Nietzsche, his friend Paul Rée and Lou Salomé. A futuristic comedy Babe, Inc. was presented in London and New York. My Dear Doctor is an award-winning play for young people about the first woman physician Elizabeth Blackwell. She’s written several books for young people including the award-winning middle-grade novels True Brit and Forced Journey about children impacted by WWII. And a picture book for passionate grandmothers: “I have a Grandma who…”

This event is FREE, but you must make a reservation at the Tickets link or call 626-403-7667 and leave your name, callback number, and how many in your group.